Bobby Womack diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease

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    Soul legend Bobby Womack has reportedly been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, and is incurable. This is the latest and most devastating of several illnesses that have plagued Womack over the past several years, and follows last year's diagnosis of colon cancer.  Yahoo! Entertainment reported today that Womack informed the public via a BBC interview that the diagnosis came "after he began having difficulty remembering his songs and the names of people he's worked with."

    Soul legend Bobby Womack has reportedly been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, and is incurable. This is the latest and most devastating of several illnesses that have plagued Womack over the past several years, and follows last year's diagnosis of colon cancer.  Yahoo! Entertainment reported today that Womack informed the public via a BBC interview that the diagnosis came "after he began having difficulty remembering his songs and the names of people he's worked with."

    Last year Womack was honored on an episode of TV One's "Unsung," and released the acclaimed album The Bravest Man In the Universe.  With this terrible news, the legendary singer can certainly use the prayers of SoulTrackers everywhere.

    Biography

    One of the most enigmatic and talented Soul men of all time, Bobby Womack has been a sort of Soul Forrest Gump, serving as a link from 50s Gospel to 60s Soul to 70s Rock and to some of the greatest musicians in each genre...Read full biography.

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